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you here and they voice on the tape also vows there will be more attacks of -- against the u.s. caroline shivley is following these latest developments from washington, caroline, first, the tape says that al qaeda is behind the christmas-day bombing attempt. can you tell us more? >> reporter: sure, it's an interesting claim by bin laden, al qaeda and the arabian peninsula, a franchise of al qaeda are based in yemen and claimed responsibility two days after the attack and the bomber suspect himself allegedly told police that he was trained in yemen and told to get on the plane and this message makes it seem like bin laden is trying to show that he is in charge of al qaeda worldwide. and the different branches are now operating on their own while he is holed up in a cave along the afghan-pakistan border and here's the reason he gives for the attacks. >> translator: it is unfair that you enjoy a safe life while our brothers in gaza suffer greatly. therefore, with god's will, our attacks on you will continue, as long as you continue to support israel. >> reporter: bin laden also sa
aircraft, also of american denomination. no u.s. casualties have been reported, most of the casualty the -- casualties, lebanese, ethiopian, most on board, lebanese, ethiopian, one canadian, 2brits, i'm told on background there are dual nationals in beirut, that is individuals carrying a lebanese and american passport and american officials are still not ruling out the possibility there could be american casualties involved, gregg. gregg: we do have live pictures of the hospital nearby where some people hope to have been taken were there to be any survivors but greg any speculation on what caused this crash? >> reporter: what's it it is, speculation. we are told it was very bad weather overnight, a lot of thunderstorms and the bad weather is a reason being looked at for the crash. lebanese officials are ruling out right now terror or sabotage. -- sabotage, a just cial can't confirm or deny that. flames were coming from the plane shortly after it went down off the coast of lebanon. cit is the aircraft leasing company which actually, ethiopian airports was using, a new york-based firm
was a part of the federal reserve board. and then chairman of it when the economic crisis hit us and devastated us financially and economically. he did not warn against that. >> scott brown's upset win tuesday for ted kennedy's senate seat in massachusetts isn't helping bernanke. brown rode a wave of populist anger opposing bank bail-outs along with healthcare reform. votes count more in this fight. critics plan to filibuster. it will take 60 votes to break it. senate sources say that as of today, bernanke still appeared to have more than 60 yes votes. >> he did do a very, very good job during the rescue efforts. which could have led, if they didn't happen, to the great depression. so i'm supportive of bernanke but will continue to be a strong critic of the fed in areas where i disagree. >> now supporters believe that at the end of the day, bernanke will be reconfirmed, because if not, it could rock financial markets by creating new uncertainty. that is one reason why one democrat mary landrieu of louisiana, announced late this afternoon, she will support his renomination. bret?
will be touring businesses, holding a town hall meeting. let's get to caroline shaifly at the white house for us. caroline, important to note, president's message in ohio today is about jobs. it is not about health care. >> reporter: exactly right, jane, the white house really seems to be trying to pivot off of health care and on to the economy. they want to leave health care behind because they've gotten so much bad news recently, losing the senate race up in massachusetts. also, nancy pelosi saying look, the house is not going to pass this senate bill. the president is going -- has been reading the polls, he knows what americans are focused on now and that is jobs. that is certainly what folks in ohio want to hear and across the country, how are jobs going to be making a difference now. jane: is there a reason they chose ohio? >> reporter: ohio is an interesting choice. you spoke about the unemployment nuts, ten-point # percent in december, that's a in your opinion from november when they were at 10.6%, it is going to be maybe a tough sell, talking northern ohio outside of cleveland, out of wo
is at the airport where it's still shaking in port-au-prince. orlie what can you tell us? >> want to tell you something, just after about 11:07 this pontiac, eastern time, there was another after shock in here in port-au-prince and other small suburbs. one of our camera crews was out there in the middle of that after shock and said it was pretty alarming. a structure, a hotel near there, where they were at shook, rumbled, but it stayed in place and there wasn't any knowledge. a lot of folks who have had out of the buildings they were in, they were scared and got calmed down and wanted to bring you up-to-date. joining us right now is captain justin doyle. the contingent sy response. in an hour or so, something goodwill happen. >> we had a d-17 aircraft come in and dropped off a bunch of new york rescue team, awesome in itself. the opportunity it gives us we now have the opportunity to evacuate some people out of here. so we're going to floor load that p-17. what that does is about doubles our capacity so we can put approximately 200 people on that c-17 and get those american citizens back to t
your time with us today. log on to our web site for that after the show show. >> see you. patti ann: what one respected analyst called signs of a coming tsunami for democrats. bill: in the past 24 hours three renowned democrats all say they will not seek byron dorgan will retire, bill ritter will not seek a second term in november and chris dodd bailing out on his race. larry sabato is from the university of virginia, center for politics. welcome back here. you posed a good question to producers this morning, is this coincidence or january panic, which one is it, a ambassador o? -- a or b? >> there's panic, no question about it. there's a fourth one as well, bill. the democratic nominee presumptive for governor in the big state of michigan, lieutenant governor john cherry, also just dropped out. he couldn't raise money. think about that. the democrats control michigan, lock, stock and barrel. their choice to succeed a 2-term democratic governor has just had to drop out because he can't raise money. that's not a good sign whon the -- on the whole. bill: you mentioned michigan look at
not in the near future. the move coming two weeks after the u.s. put the brakes on transfers to yemen following the failed christmas day attack on board a u.s.-bound passenger jet. katherine harris is live in the washington bureau with more. good afternoon. good does the white house stand on these transfers? >> thank you jamie. a senior administration official insists that no transfers from guantanamo to saudi arabia will happen in the near term, and what's important for context, this official is saying, this has been their position for some time and it's not related to intense pressure from capitol hill to put these controversial transfers on hold, nor does this official say it's related specifically to fight 253, and what's well documented now is that at least two leaders of al-qaeda in yemen, this is the group that claims responsibility for flight 253, came through the saudi rehab program and then returned to the battlefield, jamie. jamie: quick response from capitol hill, right? >> there was. a short time ago, we got a statement from senator jeff sessions who wrote to the obama administrati
, making the majority in the u.s. senate a little more ten tenuous. two democrats, connecticut senator chris dodd and byron dorgan expected to retire, dodd expected to hold a news conference about an hour from now conforming reports he won't run for reelection in november. shannon bream is keeping an eye on this live from washington. this has to be giving the gop and its supporters a boost going into the 2010 mid-term elections, shannon. >> you are certainly right, jon, it gives them a shot in the arm but top republicans say they were not surprised to see key democrats stepping aside, saying they know the public backlash about what they've been doing in washington and across the country is coming, here's what michael steele told us this morning. town halls are coming back to bite, and that bite is going to get a lot stronger as we go through the course. >> and he went on to say, hey, when you stand in front of your constituents, they are upset and you're ignoring them or talking on a cell phone or asking them for their i.d. before you answer questions, you're going to get yourself in t
of different outfits, but settled on this one. >> so it's a big morning for us, a lot of news to could have, get to some of the headlines. >> i do have those for you. here is an unbelievable story. he with as trapped for so long in the rubble, he completely lost track of time. as you can imagine. with you after 11 days of eating cookies and drinking beer, a man is foundsy life and he is just fine. joining us now from port-au-prince, haiti, is brian wilson. tell us about this remarkable rescue after imagine workers had been told the rescue efforts were off. >> yeah, let me tell you about it. the luckiest man on the planet today is a man by the name of wissman, apparently 23 years old. he worked in a fruit market underneath a hotel, and when it collapsed he scrambled under his desk, apparently. yesterday one of his brothers was walking by the rubble of what was once that hotel and fruit market and he heard his brother's voice. he ran by, he got some greek rescue workers, he got some americans, some french people came to the scene and he wasn't all that deep. about 16 feet and it wasn't a lot
you again. what can you tell us about this unbelievable rescue of this man that we heard pulled from the rubble today after 11 days? >> reporter: it is an incredible story. as we understand it, someone was walking by this marketplace, they heard a knocking sound. they thought there might be someone buried in shallow rubble. the u.s. and french teams were nearby. they were rushed to the scene and in a few minute, they were able to pull the man out. some say he's 23, others say he's 32. he's one lucky man. we talked, fox news talked to a french official there who says that indeed, he will be okay. there is no problem. they believe that he's going to be checked out at a hospital and in a few days, he will return, unbelievably to a normal life after being buried in a rubble of a market for 11 days. that is one of the good stories here. >> it begs the question, brian, on the day when authorities have called off the search and rescue and switched to full recovery, perhaps are they doing this a bit too early? >> reporter: well, it's a hard call. you have to wonder, how many people might sti
weapon, his name is timothy hendron, on the loose now, police looking for him. jon: stay with us on that. jane: to the intelligence failures that led to that near disaster in the skies in detroit on christmas day. right now we're waiting for the white house to release a critical report that affects our safety in this country. it should answer the question how was a young nigeria man allowed to board that -- nigerian plane allowed to board a plane. abdullah mutallab will be arraigned tomorrow. just a few hours from now we expect president obama to talk about exactly what went wrong. the president has acknowledged there were red flags, including a warning from the suspect's own father. white house national security adviser jim jones says americans will feel a, quote, certain shock when they read this report today, former pennsylvania governor tom ridge was the first person to run the department of lomaland security when it was created in the wake of 9/11. he's with us now. good morning, governor. >> nice to be with you this morning. jane: what do you expect this certain shock to snb. >> fi
with another major game changer for the 2010 mid-term election elections issued today by the u.s. supreme court. "special report" starts right now. ♪ >> bret: the speaker of the house today officially threw dirt on the healthcare plan that was unofficially killed in tuesday's election of massachusetts republican scott brown to the senate. chief washington correspondent jim angle starts off tonight's broadcast with an obituary. >> reporter: this was only one hope to keep the democratic health proposal alive, have the house pass the senate bill to keep the reform package moving but today, speaker nancy pelosi declared that effort dead. >> in its present form without any change, i don't think it's possible to pass the senate bill in the house. >> reporter: she said fundamentals a pectss are unacceptable to the house democrats and that the senate is unable to rewrite the bill, there is no way to undertake the fill reform effort. >> there isn't a market right now for proceeding with the full bill unless changes are made in the senate. >> pelosi who had been pushing the reform at full speed now say
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